To grow the economy, invest in early childhood education

January 28, 2013

We had to share this excellent blog from The Hill’s Congress Blog. Early Learning Ventures and Merage Foundations continues to work tirelessly to ensure federal policy and budgets include support for and investment in early care and education.  Thank you to Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn) and Kris Perry, executive director, First Five Year’s, for their work in this critical area. _________________________________ In… Read more »

Mark Your Calendars to Tune into Child Care Shared Services on Buell Leaders Radio

November 19, 2012

Shared services models in child care are designed to be a one-stop shop for business supports for child care providers – everything from ordering supplies to tracking attendance.  This service is gaining popularity in Colorado, where Early Learning Ventures has launched alliances in four regions across the state.  Brian Conly and Ty Johnson from the Early Learning Ventures Metro Alliance… Read more »

Preschool Assistance for Colorado Parents

September 4, 2012

In today’s economy, childcare and preschool expenses, when combined with other critical living expenses, may overwhelm families. Childcare, however, is essential for parents to be able to work or continue their education to improve job skills. Equally important, a quality preschool education gives children opportunities to learn and practice social, emotional, physical and cognitive skills important for kindergarten readiness. High-quality… Read more »